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Assistant Head / Senior Officer (ITSS - Procurement & Budgeting)

Agency: Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Job no.: 512595
Work type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Categories:InfoComm, Technology, New Media Communications, Others

A*STAR's vision: A global leader in science, technology and open innovation

A*STAR's mission: We advance science and develop innovative technology to further economic growth and improve lives

A*STAR's corporate values: Action, Speed, Teamwork, Agility, Resolve, and Integrity

About the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is Singapore's lead public sector agency that spearheads economic oriented research to advance scientific discovery and develop innovative technology. Through open innovation, we collaborate with our partners in both the public and private sectors to benefit society.

As a Science and Technology Organisation, A*STAR bridges the gap between academia and industry. Our research creates economic growth and jobs for Singapore, and enhances lives by contributing to societal benefits such as improving outcomes in healthcare, urban living, and sustainability.

We play a key role in nurturing and developing a diversity of talent and leaders in our Agency and Research Institutes, the wider research community and industry. A*STAR oversees 18 biomedical sciences and physical sciences and engineering research entities primarily located in Biopolis and Fusionopolis.

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The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is Singapore's lead public sector agency that fosters world-class scientific research and talent to drive economic growth and transform Singapore into a vibrant knowledge-based and innovation driven economy.  For more information about A*STAR, please visit:


The Information Technology Shared Services department provides IT support to A*STAR and its Research Institutes through innovative and integrated exploitation of Information Technology.

Job Description:


As an IT Procurement & Budgeting Officer, you will be required to develop operating models for data analytics, and review past data to ensure compliance with procurement guidelines. You will also be involved in the budgeting process, and in identifying IT procurement trends for demand aggregation and procurement issues for rectification.


Job Requirement:


  • Degree in Computer Science or IT with 3 to 5 years of relevant data science or data analytics experience
  • Knowledge of basic or advanced analytical approaches, statistical tools, solutions and procurement practices
  • Good documentation and communication skills
  • Independent, resourceful and able to work in a team
  • Familiarity with Excel+ spreadsheets, SPSS, Tableau, MicroStrategy, or QlickView analytics tools would be an advantage

The above eligibility criteria are not exhaustive. A*STAR may include additional selection criteria based on its prevailing recruitment policies. These policies may be amended from time to time without notice.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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